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Lake Merritt – History, Truth & Facts

Purchase Photo Ahhh Lake Merritt, the lake of a thousand smells. I’ve heard a lot of rumors regarding Lake Merritt and it’s origins. So I decided to write this article about the history and facts of Lake Merritt. I hope this article helps spread some proper and informative information for all. Please share with fellow […]

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New Parkway Theater reopened Movie, Pizza AND Beer?

We Love You Oakland sign at the closed down Parkway Theater on Park Blvd. As you may have heard the Parkway Theater is reopening. I would love to say that’s true but not entirely. There is actually a new group who signed a lease at a new venue in Oakland’s Uptown District at 474 24th […]

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Oakland Police Helicopter Flying Now

Why is the Oakland Police Helicopter flying now? If you’re wondering why there are helicopters over Oakland right now here are 3 ways to find out. 1) Sign up to get text updates from the Oakland Police Department. I have instructions at the bottom of this article. 2) The Oakland Police Scanner app. If you […]

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Oakland Graffiti Mural Art

I’ve decided to to start a running article where I will add random photos I have taken from around Oakland. These will all be graffiti paintings, murals and other Oakland ART mostly taken with my cellphone. I took this over 10 years ago with a digital camera that saved to floppy disc. It was over […]

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Oakland Coliseum City Facts History & Future

Oakland Coliseum Facts: The Oakland Coliseum, built in 1966 is currently the 5th oldest MLB stadium and 4th oldest NFL Stadium. It houses both the Oakland A’s MLB baseball team and the Oakland Raiders NFL football team. It seats 63,000 in full attendance for the Raiders but only 34,000 for the A’s due to the […]

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Oakland’s Secret Morcom Rose Garden

Somehow very few people know of Oakland’s Secret Rose Garden hidden in a residential neighborhood off of Grand Avenue on Jean Street. Morcom Rose Garden, also known as the Morcom Amphitheater of Roses is a great little secret park. If you like running the Cleavland Cascade but find it’s suddenly gotten too crowded the last […]

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Dimond Park Sausal Creek Trail Liemert Bridge

Dimond Park Sausal Creek Trail is a little known trail running along side of Park Blvd in the Dimond Canyon. It starts in Dimond Park and goes along side the creek for a little while under the Liemert Bridge and onto the Montclair Golf Course. It’s a rather short trail as you can see from […]

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UPDATED: Oakland Homicide Rate

Oakland 49 Homicides as of mid September 2014. We’re at a long time low here guys! I’m thinking decades and trying to find exact data for you. Latest Murder We just had a 30 day no kill streak. OPD sated it’s been over 10 years since we have had a 30 day no kill streak. […]

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Best Views In Oakland

Growing up in Oakland and having awesome parents that would take me places, I’ve always been privy to some amazing views of our beloved geographic paradise. Oakland is a geographical diamond in the beautiful state of California, meaning we have a few really easy to access locations right here in Oakland. And if you have […]

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10 Reasons You Hate BART

While writing this article I realized I am way more upset at BART than I knew so I’ll start there. As someone who rides BART every day Monday through Friday I must say I am getting very fed up with the system. BART is overpriced! For one, it’s way over priced. To go from 12th […]

Visit Oakland funny!

Oakland is a great place to visit! We may not have the best tourism department at the City of Oakland so these guys took it upon themselves to spread the word! And of course a San Francisco Twilight Zone video.

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